Mary Tavy Live The Jubilee Group has recently
taken over responsibility for the series of theatre and
music performances put on by Mary Tavy Live, many of them
through the Villages in Action Scheme. There are plans
to increase the number and range of events and we appreciate
suggestions from the community.
Colouring Mary Tavy We are working on a
scheme to plants bulbs on the verges along the A386.
See initial information in Jubilee News No.26 and follow up
in issue 29.
The Jubilee Group received a grant of £2,000 from Devon
Communities Together for Flood Resilience Equipment and purchased a range of items including hydro sacks, a pump and
much other useful and safety equipment. It is all
housed in a trailer and is ready to be used by anyone in the
community when the need arises. The equipment has
proved very useful and has been put
to good use.
Litter Pick The Jubilee Group undertook
its first Litter Pick in 2015 and is now doing
Litter Picks twice each year. We have a lot of
specialist equipment and are about to aquire more,
in particular safety equipment.
Footpaths We are
working towards creating a map of some of the 25 footpaths in Mary
Tavy, and also for put up signage giving points of
historical and widlife interest. Project leader: John Banks, 810940,
Bonfire Night Bonfire Night was a Jubilee
Group initiative and over five years become established as an important
annual event for the village, and it also helped to raise
funds for other village projects. It was held
in the Mary Tavy Recreation
Ground, and the Jubilee Group invited the Recreation Ground
Trustees to become joint organisers. In 2018
the Recreation Ground unilaterally decided to take
Bonfire Night as its own project. This is
explained in an article in Jubilee News No.26.
Mary Tavy Play Day In 2016 and 2017 Mary
Tavy Play Day involved more than 50 kids plus parents and guardians
who joined in all the fun - with crafts, sandpit, giant
bubbles, cricket and all sorts of other games and
Garden projects Our plans to create an ornamental
vegetable Community Garden were halted with the sad death of the
project leader. However there are currently plans for
the creation of allotments within Mary Tavy.
Garage Site The Jubilee Group asked
the site owner for permission to tidy up the site,
to weed it and do some new planting. The planting in tyres
was moved to the Recreation Ground when development
started on the
site. As the development got underway the
Jubilee Group asked the community to suggest names
for the development and the road, which received a
In 2015 the Jubilee Group helped the Trustees of The
Recreation Ground to get the Kids' Play Area open
again after being closed for a year. We undertook further sprucing-up sessions in 2016.